Fear Quotes

Luella f. phean - youth is not a time of life, it is a state of...
Many that live deserve death. And some die that deserve life. Can you give it to them Then be not too eager to deal out death in the name of justice, fearing for your own safety. Even the wise cannot see all ends.
J. R. R. Tolkien

If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
Niccolo Machiavelli
Chinese prove - if you stand straight do not fear a crooked...
Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.
H. L. Mencken
We must laugh before we are happy, for fear we die before we laugh at all.
Jean de La Bruyere

What I am actually saying is that we need to be willing to let our intuition guide us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly.
Shakti Gawain
Our repentance is not so much regret for the ill we have done as fear of the ill that may happen to us in consequence.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind; the thief doth fear each bush an officer.
William Shakespeare
And yet, what is bravery but the capacity to reject our fears, ignore and supress them, then go on to do whatever it is we are afraid to do.
L. Neil Smith
As an athlete, when you least expect it, you may find yourself standing on the threshold of an accomplishment so monumental that it strikes fear into your soul. You must stand ready, at any moment, to face the unknown. You must be ready to walk boldly thru the wall of uncertainty.
John "The Penguin" Bingham, The courage to start
The optimist thinks this is the best of all possible worlds. The pessimist fears it is true.
Robert Oppenheime
My only fear is that I may live too long. This would be a subject of dread to me.
Thomas Jefferson, 1801
There is only one universal passion fear.
George Bernard Shaw
Pope john paul ii - the fear of making permanent commitments can...
Why, you may take the most gallant sailor, the most intrepid airman or the most audacious soldier, put them at a table together - what do you get? The sum of all fears.
Winston Churchill, The Sum of All Fears by Tom Clancy
I expect nothing. I fear no one. I am free.
Nikos Kazantzakis
Fear of things invisible in the natural seed of that which everyone in himself calleth religion.
Thomas Hobbes
Courage is a special kind of knowledge the knowledge of how to fear what ought to be feared and how not to fear what ought no to be feared.
David Ben - Gurion
The further the spiritual evolution of mankind advances, the more certain it seems to me that the path to genuine religiosity does not lie through the fear of life, and the fear of death, and blind faith, but through striving after rational knowledge.
Albert Einstein
For most men the love of justice is only the fear of suffering injustice.
La Rochefoucauld
I fear not, I see not reason for fear. In the end we will be the victors. For though at times the flame of liberty may cease to shine, the ember will never expire.
Thomas Paine
Let them hate us, as long as they fear us.
Caligula (Gaius Caesar)
The way to develop self - Confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you. Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.
William Jennings Bryan
Only he is free who cultivates his own thoughts, and strives without fear to do justice to them.
Berthold Auerbach
Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.
Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays (1950), "Outline of Intellectual Rubbish".
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Titus Livius
Since love and fear can hardly exist together, if we must choose between them, it is far safer to be feared than loved.
Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince
I died a mineral, and became a plant. I died a plant and rose an animal. I died an animal and I was man. Why should I fear When was I less by dying.
Jalal ud - Din Rumi
Where so many hours have been spent in convincing myself that I am right, is there not some reason to fear I may be wrong.
Jane Austen
The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.
Ellen Goodman
Hope and fear are inseparable. There is no hope without fear, nor any fear without hope.
La Rochefoucauld
To hate and to fear is to be psychologically ill... it is, in fact, the consuming illness of our time.
H. A. Overstreet
One has fear in front of a goat, in back of a mule, and on every side of a fool.
Edgar Watson Howe
Fear not those who argue but those who dodge.
Marie Ebner von Eschenbach, Aphorisms, 1905
The anvil fears no blows.
Romanian Prove
The future does not belong to those who are content with today, apathetic toward common problems and their fellow man alike, timid and fearful in the face of bold projects and new ideas. Rather, it will belong to those who can blend passion, reason and courage in a personal commitment to the ideals of American society.
Robert Francis Kennedy
I will show you fear in a handful of dust.
T. S. Eliot
Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. Of all the wonders that I yet have heard, It seems to me most strange that men should fear; Seeing that death, a necessary end, Will come when it will come.
William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 2 scene 2